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HuffingtonPost.ca Publishes Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center Article About Treatment for Uterine Fibroids Beyond Hysterectomy

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center’s recent article highlighting the various non-hysterectomy treatment options for uterine fibroids was published on Huffingtonpost.ca on July 18th, 2015.  QUESTION: I have been diagnosed with two huge uterine fibroids. They have caused me a great deal of … Continue reading

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HealthNewsDigest.com Publishes Fibroid Relief Article About Non-Hysterectomy Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids

A new Fibroid Relief article highlighting the various non-hysterectomy treatment options for uterine fibroids was published on HealthNewsDigest.com. HealthNewsDigest.com is a 13 year old Online Magazine that publishes news stories on the health industry. Got Uterine Fibroids? Know This: 1) You Are Not … Continue reading

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New England Journal of Medicine Article Recommends Focused Ultrasound as Treatment Option for Women with Uterine Fibroids

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation issued a release on a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine highlighting the various treatment options for uterine fibroids. The Foundation notes that the article’s inclusion of focused ultrasound as a uterine-conserving, non-invasive … Continue reading

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Nearly One in Five Women Who Undergo Hysterectomy May Not Need the Procedure – EurekAlert!

It is estimated that one in three women in the United States will have had a hysterectomy by the age of 60. Although the numbers of hysterectomies are decreasing, a new study of more than three thousand women in Michigan … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Hysterectomy Device From Hospitals – The Wall Street Journal

Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it was withdrawing a surgical tool that can spread cancer in women, effectively removing the device’s largest manufacturer from the market amid a contentious debate over its use. The company plans to tell customers world-wide … Continue reading

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Executive Director of Fibroid Relief, Justine Atkinson, Speaks at FDA Advisory Committee Meeting Regarding the Future of Morcellator Devices

Executive Director of Fibroid Relief, Justine Atkinson, stood among clinical experts and government decision makers in Silver Spring, MD, on July 10, 2014, at an FDA Advisory Committee Meeting regarding the future of morcellator devices used during some procedures to … Continue reading

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Women Seeking Second Opinion for Symptomatic Uterine Leiomyoma: Role of Comprehensive Fibroid Center – Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound

ObjectiveThe objective of the study was to describe our early experience with a comprehensive uterine fibroid center and report our results in women seeking a second opinion for management of symptomatic uterine leiomyoma. MethodsWe performed a HIPAA-complaint, IRB-approved retrospective study … Continue reading

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Fighting Fibroids – Essence

By Hilary Beard At 26 Tasha Mitchell stopped taking birth control pills to get a break from the side effects she had been enduring since her teens. “I just wanted to get off it once and for all,” she says. … Continue reading

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A common problem few women want to talk about: Fibroids cause more than just pain – The Washington Post

By Erin N. Marcus, Published: March 24 By age 50, about seven out of 10 white women and more than eight out of 10 black women in the United States have a condition about which they may not even be aware: fibroids, or … Continue reading

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Treatment Options for Women with Fibroids – The Washington Post

By Erin N. Marcus, Published: March 24 Most women with fibroids don’t have symptoms severe enough to warrant treatment. For those who do, there are a variety of therapies, which are usually selected based on a woman’s age, medical history and whether she … Continue reading

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